AutoCAD – Level 1

Duration

28 hours

Mode

Face-to-face

Location

City Campus

Cost

$1090

Next Intake

13 November 2021

Overview

Need to learn AutoCAD?

Gain a comprehensive introduction to AutoCAD (Windows) design, drafting and modelling software in this hands-on course. Get familiar with the AutoCAD interface, navigating tools and functionality, and learn basic drafting techniques including how to create 2D drawings. The content is structured to suit users across a broad range of industries and is delivered in a variety of modes including theory, demonstrations and practical exercises.

Course content

 

  • Introduction to the AutoCAD interface
  • Setting up drawings and templates
  • Drawing techniques using various coordinate entry methods and OSNAP
  • Efficient use of 2D drawing and editing commands
  • Exploring display commands (ZOOM, PAN etc)
  • Re-using drawing elements - Blocks and WBlocks
  • Text, dimensioning and hatching
  • Organising the drawing with Layers
  • Setting up Layouts for Plotting
  • Methods for efficiency and speed in drawing
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    Timetable

    How to enrol

    Step 1: Register into a course

    Select 'Enrol' and use the webform to register your details for the course you want to study.

    Step 2: Make payment

    Complete your payment online. Bookings are not confirmed until payment has been made. Submit any eligibility for discounts prior to payment.

    Step 3: Await email confirmation

    You will receive a short course tax invoice email when your booking's finalised. You will then receive a course confirmation email, with additional course details, approximately one week prior to course commencement.

    More details

    Prerequisites

    No prior knowledge or experience is necessary for this introductory course. Basic computer skills are essential such as the ability to use file storage networks. No prior knowledge of AutoCAD is required.

    Materials supplied

    All relevant course notes are supplied with comprehensive instructions and exercises.

    Materials to bring

    Pen, paper and/or laptop for note taking. A USB flash drive for transferring and storing files.

    Suited to

    The course will suit people who are interested in developing computer-aided drafting and design skill using AutoCAD. The course focuses on basic drawing techniques, so will suit users across a broad range of industries.

    Additional notes

    All our trainers are professional Architects, Engineers, Building, Industrial or Interior Designers with extensive AutoCAD experience. They are also Autodesk certified professionals. Many teach in related programs at RMIT.

    Outcome

    On completion, participants should have developed a good understanding of the functions and applications of AutoCAD for the preparation of 2D CAD drawings (including both practical experience and theory).

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    Acknowledgement of country

    RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.